Hospital Distress to Grow If Congress Closes Door to Muni Market
Health insurance provisions aren’t the only parts of the tax bill could make smaller providers go away.
Muni Hospital Bonds Resume Winning Run as the Affordable Care Act Fight Lags
Some bond traders would just as soon see the current system stay in place.
No Buyers for Chicago School Bonds Causes Rates to Hit 9%
The school district is waiting for $215 million in state aid for their retirement plan.
Puerto Rico Files for Historic $70 Billion Debt Restructuring
The proceedings will dwarf Detroit’s record-setting bankruptcy.
FINRA Panel Says UBS Must Pay $9M to Puerto Rican Muni Investor
The arbitration ruling comes just one month after an $18 million ruling, with more decisions expected.
Which Puerto Rico Bond Defaults Next? 42% Yields Provide a Clue
Puerto Rico will default in 2016. The question is, will it happen as soon as Jan. 1?
FINRA, SEC Wallop UBS Puerto Rico With $33.5M in Penalties Over Closed-End Funds
Company failed to ensure suitability for clients of Puerto Rican CEFs that were highly invested in Puerto Rican municipal bonds; branch manager and rep charged.
Finke: When Municipal Bonds Get Exciting
Munis can hold considerable attraction, under the right circumstances.
SEC Begins Exams of Municipal Advisors; Focus on "Identified Risks"
Over the next two years, OCIE plans to examine a “significant percentage" of muni advisors, "establishing a presence" and focusing on risk.
Worries Peak on Puerto Rico Utilities Debt After New Bankruptcy Law
After debt-restructuring bill’s passage, bondholders watch to see if the commonwealth's electric utility will make Tuesday payment; two fund companies sue to declare law unconstitutional.